Soon in Print: BearCity: The Novel!

Soon in print!

BearCity: The Novel

Novelization by Lawrence Ferber

Based upon the screenplay
by Doug Langway & Lawrence Ferber

Order the book now from the BearCity website!

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BearCity front cover

BearCity, the novel, front cover, pre-release

The Bear Bones Books imprint of indy publisher Lethe Press proudly presents its eighteenth title, BearCity: The Novel, based on Doug Langway’s eponymous smash hit feature-length comedy film.

BearCity follows the funny, sexy, and often dramatic adventures of a tight-knit pack of bears, cubs, and friends in New York City as they gear up for a big party weekend.

A hirsute Sex and the City set in the City’s gay/bi men’s “Bear” scene, the BearCity story brings together these men, their friends, tricks, and lovers, and a cast of colorful, hirsute characters. They experience comical mishaps, lusty and romantic encounters, and a staggering variety of male body types.

Using satire and humor, BearCity, the novel explores these men’s self-image issues, as well as poking fun at aspects of urban gay and bisexual male lifestyles, all while celebrating the worldwide community of homomasculine men who call themselves Bears.

BearCity also features 16 outstanding b/w photo images chosen by the author and director directly from the hi-res digital film, as well as many behind-the-scenes photos taken by the author.

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About the authors:

Lawrence Ferber  is a freelance travel/entertainment journalist and filmmaker who has written for National Geographic Traveler, Passport Magazine, Instinct, LA Frontiers, NYC Next, The Advocate, Entertainment Weekly, Village Voice, L.A. Weekly, Time Out NY, Genre, Out, HX, In Magazine, Philadelphia Gay News. He is co-writer / co-creator of the 2010 gay romantic comedy, BearCity, for which he and Doug Langway won Outfest’s Outstanding Screenwriting Award. He lives in New York City.  Doug Langway cowrote and directed the award-winning feature-length films, BearCity & BearCity 2. Both Lawrence and Doug live in New York City.

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Lawrence Ferber, author of BearCity: The Novel (left)
Doug Langway, director of BearCity

BearCity:  The Novel

Novelization by Lawrence Ferber, based upon the screenplay by Doug Langway & Lawrence Ferber

Bear Bones Books / Lethe Press   ~   Release date: June 1, 2013

Categories: Gay Fiction / Movies

ISBN-13: 978-1-59021-323-0

eISBN-13:   978-1-59021-154-0

184 pp., 6 x 9 inches    ~   Paperback: $15.00   ~   eBook: $5.99

Distributed by: ASP, Baker & Taylor, Ingram, TLA Books, Queerbooks.com.

Also available at Amazon on Kindle and at Smashwords in all ebook formats.

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Please join us for the book launch at BGSQD

Sunday, June 16th, 2013, 3:00 PM

27 Orchard St., New York, NY

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For more on the movie.

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Media queries: Ron J. Suresha: ron DOTsuresha ATgmailDOT com .

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